Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

Navy to Sailors: Stay Away From CBD Navy to Sailors: Stay Away From CBD

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China exports rise despite ongoing trade row with US China exports rise despite ongoing trade row with US

Its offshore counterpart was trading at 7.0720 per dollar, firmer that Wednesday's close of 7.0823. Revived concerns about trade frictions tend to push demand for the safe-haven yen higher. Still, the drop was less than an expected 8.3% and June's ...

IEA warns oil demand growth so far in 2019 lowest since 2008 IEA warns oil demand growth so far in 2019 lowest since 2008

Brent crude was trading at $56.91, up 68 cents or 1.2 per cent, at 1141 GMT on Thursday. The U.S. benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, began at $52.64. "Robust compliance with OPEC+ supply cuts and losses from Venezuela and Iran saw OPEC oil productio...

Billionaire: Epstein misappropriated 'vast sums' from wealth Billionaire: Epstein misappropriated 'vast sums' from wealth

In 2008, he pleaded guilty to state charges of solicitation of prostitution from a minor and was required to register as a sex offender. In the same article, The Times reported that Wexner had given Epstein wide powers over his finances , philanth...

China factory put teens on night shift to make Amazon devices China factory put teens on night shift to make Amazon devices

Several students told investigators that their teachers had initially told them they would be working eight hours a day for five days a week, but that quickly turned into ten hours and then twelve, as orders piled up and quotas had to be met with eve...

Walmart Pulls Violent Video Game Ads (But Not Guns) From Stores Walmart Pulls Violent Video Game Ads (But Not Guns) From Stores

Walmart is calling for "immediate action" to do away with violent video games inside its stores after two deadly shootings; Facebook is extending an olive branch to media outlets with a multi-million dollar licensing deal. After the Parkland shoot...

EasyJet slammed after tweet shows passenger on backless seat EasyJet slammed after tweet shows passenger on backless seat

But the airline later confirmed that no passengers were allowed to take those seats and they are awaiting fix. Replying to the interaction, one social media user joked: "I'm sorry you found evidence of our negligence". Amidst the Boeing 737 MAX c...

Stocks move higher as investors push through trade anxiety Stocks move higher as investors push through trade anxiety

The tech-heavy NASDAQ traded 0.64% lower at 7,783, and the benchmark S&P 500 Index traded about 1.5% lower at 2,839. The S&P 500 index was up 0.2% as of 3:46 p.m. The S&P 600 closed at 942.35 for a gain of 19.67 points or 2.13%. "We have a very s...

Hot cross buns are now available all year round at Coles Hot cross buns are now available all year round at Coles

Well, now one supermarket chain is cashing in the popularity of the fruity treats. It's a move that sometimes enrages shoppers - the Christmas leftovers aren't even finished and hot cross buns are already on supermarket shelves months before Easter...

William Hill is 'well positioned for growth' despite fall in profits William Hill is 'well positioned for growth' despite fall in profits

The company's adjusted operating profit was down by 33 per cent to £76.2m. Pre-tax losses for the six months through 2 July amounted to £63.5m, compared to losses of £819.6m on-year. We continue to expand rapidly in the USA, both in Nevada and in...

Exane Derivatives Cuts Stock Position in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Exane Derivatives Cuts Stock Position in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

Activision Blizzard had 22 analyst reports since February 13, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey maintained a Buy rating and a $52 price target on the stock. Activision Blizzard's quarterly revenue was down 12.9% o...

Instagram removes ad company after 'data grab' Instagram removes ad company after 'data grab'

Instagram banned an ad partner for scraping users' publicly available information, in violation of its rules. It also saved public Stories - viewing them beyond the 24-hour mark where they're supposed to expire - and scraped user profile data.

Khosrowshahi explains Uber's massive loss Khosrowshahi explains Uber's massive loss

Uber's net loss per share increased by 135% year-over-year. The exec thinks losses will come down in 2020-21, but doesn't expect Uber Eats to become profitable in that time period as the business continues to push for market growth. Uber sto...

Broadcom acquires Symantec's Enterprise Security business Broadcom acquires Symantec's Enterprise Security business

The consumer cyber safety business, which includes device security, identity threat protection and privacy software for consumers and small businesses, will remain with the business and is, according to Symantec, steady, predictable and can grow at m...

AMD unleashes next-gen processor chip, lands Google, Twitter as customers AMD unleashes next-gen processor chip, lands Google, Twitter as customers

Last night, AMD officially launched its second-generation EPYC 7002 processors for the enterprise market (you can read our deep dive here ). So these processors aren't really for the average Joe, but they do show how AMD is really pushing the ...

Failures of two generators cause mass power cuts in UK: National Grid Failures of two generators cause mass power cuts in UK: National Grid

According to the BBC, the national grid, the electricity system operator in the country, said that power supply was disrupted on Friday due to problems in two power generators. Electricity companies across the country said hundreds of thousands of cu...

United Kingdom opposition warns Johnson against Brexit 'abuse of power' United Kingdom opposition warns Johnson against Brexit 'abuse of power'

It comes after it emerged on Thursday that the Tory government is preparing to call an election " days after " the Brexit deadline date of October 31 - if a majority of UK MPs vote no-confidence in his administration, according to the Financial Tim...

Australia economy seen turning up, rate cuts still on table

Its revised forecasts assumed underlying inflation would not reach the floor of its 2-3% target band until mid-2021, a year later than previously expected. "We are prepared to do unconventional things if the circumstances warranted it", he said. "I...

US stocks close higher as bond yields stabilize US stocks close higher as bond yields stabilize

The price of oil tanked and the price of gold shot up to its highest level in six years as traders sought safe-haven holdings. The price of oil slumped nearly 5%. The S&P 500 rose 13 points, or 0.5%, to 2,896. The Nasdaq also rebounded from an early ...

Fliers: Flight Attendant So Drunk We Had to Do Her Seat Belt Fliers: Flight Attendant So Drunk We Had to Do Her Seat Belt

She was arrested August 2 after being removed from the plane when it landed in South Bend. The United Airlines flight was being run by an Air Wisconsin crew. Scherb said a United representative called him late that same afternoon and offered him a ...

Foreign Secretary call with the Chief Executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam Foreign Secretary call with the Chief Executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam

Other observers speculated Lau's return is a sign that Hong Kong officials, or their bosses in Beijing, no longer trust Hong Kong's current police leadership to handle the protests - either because they think the police have behaved in an excessi...

Kamloops sees drastic drop in July unemployment rate Kamloops sees drastic drop in July unemployment rate

Yet, this loss, documented by Statistics Canada , was offset by a jump of 27,700 people in self-employment and 17,500 in the public sector. "Additionally, B.C. The survey found the numbers were almost flat between May and July, a period that saw C...

Result of ballot of Ryanair pilots due today Result of ballot of Ryanair pilots due today

This comes amid a dispute over pay and conditions. "They (pilots) feel they have been forced into contemplating potentially disruptive industrial action by a company that seems either unwilling or unable to negotiate in a professional and construct...

Gold Stays Above $1,500 on Economic News Gold Stays Above $1,500 on Economic News

Goldman Sachs said it no longer expects a trade deal to be struck before the 2020 US presidential election, while Morgan Stanley warned that more tit-for-tat tariffs could tip the world economy into recession by the middle of next year. "Given how ag...

US wholesale prices rise just 0.2% in July US wholesale prices rise just 0.2% in July

While Fed Chairman Jerome Powell signaled that last week's quarter-point interest-rate cut marked the start of only a short round of easing, investors are betting the central bank will reduce borrowing costs several more times this year. The index fo...

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